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SWIM COMPETITION. China's Zhang Yufei in the women's 200m butterfly semifinals at the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest on July 26, 2017. Photo by Martin Bureau/AFP

FACT CHECK: Is Manila cop who overran protesters back in service?

Jan 24, 2017 - 6:53 PM

Contrary to a post shared by anti administration accounts MPD chief Joel Coronel says PO3 Franklin Kho is still undergoing administrative investigation

EMBASSY CLASH. A police vehicle driven by PO3 Franklin Kho rammed through protesters in front of the US Embassy. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

LOOK BACK: Philippine protests that turned bloody

Oct 22, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Filipinos have the constitutional right to peaceably assemble but these protests against the government sometimes end in bloody clashes with police

DISPERSAL. Activists clash with police while protesting alleged US presence in the country. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Lumad run over by police van: 'We were crushed'

Oct 22, 2016 - 8:30 AM

The fight does not end here says Valeria Catubigan a Lumad from Surigao del Norte who remains at the Philippine General Hospital Padayon lang me

RUN OVER. Lumad Valeria right after the van of the Manila Police District ran her over during the protest rally in front of the US embassy on October 19, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Lawmakers condemn US embassy protest clash: 'Heads should roll'

Oct 20, 2016 - 5:45 PM

UPDATED As a society our trust in the police may only be earned if they respect the rule of law and our fundamental rights says Ifugao Representative Teddy Baguilat Jr

Protesters lie on the ground after being hit by a police van during a rally in front of the US embassy in Manila on October 19, 2016. Photo by AFP

PNP: No reason for Manila police to ram through protesters

Oct 20, 2016 - 3:39 PM

But Metro Manila’s top cop says it would be wrong to label it as an instance of ‘police brutality’

'NOT BRUTALITY.' Philippine police and protesters clash right outside the US Embassy. Photo by Ben Nabong / Rappler

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Oct 20, 2016 - 2:52 PM

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Dela Rosa: 'Can't point fingers without investigation'

Oct 20, 2016 - 1:20 PM

Ayaw na ayaw ko na may nasasaktan na Pilipino But I cannot let emotions get the best of me says the chief of the PNP

POLICE, PROTESTERS CLASH. Members of Sandugo try to force their way trough the police barricade at the front of US Embassy. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler`

Probe PNP’s ‘fascistic’ protest dispersal, lawmakers ask

Oct 20, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Congress must not allow such fascistic actions of the Philippine National Police to prosper under the new administration says the House Makabayan bloc in their resolution

'FASCIST' DISPERSAL? A police officer hits protesters inside their jeepney with a stick  during a violent clash between the PNP and IP rallyists on October 19. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

9 Manila cops relieved after clash with protesters

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:51 AM

It’s not conviction or punishment This does not necessarily mean that they’re guilty NCRPO director Chief Superintendent Oscar Albayalde says

UNDER SIEGE. Militants attack the Police vehicle in front of the US embassy October 19, 2016. File photo by Rob Reyes

CIDG to probe 'violent confrontation' of Manila cops, protesters

Oct 19, 2016 - 11:25 PM

The PNP s Criminal Investigation and Detection Group is tasked to probe a violent clash between Manila police and protesters in front of the US Embassy

Photo by Ben Nabong / Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Police van runs over protesters; PNP orders probe

Oct 19, 2016 - 6:44 PM

Chief Superintendent Oscar Albayalde NCRPO chief insists they re not at fault

Indigenous People protesting in front of the US Embassy were rammed over by a police patrol vehicle. Photo by Rob Reyes